Determinants of Incomplete Asthma Control in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma.

@article{Oka2017DeterminantsOI,
  title={Determinants of Incomplete Asthma Control in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma.},
  author={Asako Oka and Tsunahiko Hirano and Yoshikazu Yamaji and Kosuke Ito and Keiji Oishi and Nobutaka Edakuni and Reo Kawano and Kazuto Matsunaga},
  journal={The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice},
  year={2017},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={160-164}
}
BACKGROUND Characterizing associations between the upper and lower airways is important for asthma management. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the determinants of incomplete asthma control in patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma. METHODS Multiple factors including age, sex, atopy, smoking history, medication use, Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) score, FEV1, fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (Feno), and rhinitis questionnaire score were examined. AR was defined by rhinitis… CONTINUE READING